11
Jun
Barclay raises forecasts for oil prices, but flags slow recovery
Barclays Commodities Research on Friday raised its oil price forecast for this year by $4 per barrel, citing a bigger deficit in the second half of the year, though the British bank expressed caution on a slow recovery int the near term.

09
Jun
Illinois regulators nix delaying DAPL decision
Illinois regulators have rejected a request from environmental groups to delay a decision on that state's permits for the proposed expansion of the Dakota Access pipeline. The groups Save Our Illinois Land and the Sierra Club had argued there is less need to expand the pipeline since a pandemic has crushed worldwide oil demand, forcing many companies to curtail production.

08
Jun
Updated Travel Map Launched
Several new upgrades and a consistent look and feel across web and mobile applications are at the heart of a new travel information map launched this week by the North Dakota Department of Transportation.

08
Jun
Montana, North Dakota lawmakers to collaborate on radioactive oilfield waste problem
The debate over how to dispose of the Bakken's radioactive oilfield waste has prompted a small group of lawmakers from North Dakota and Montana to start collaborating. The conversations come as Montana prepares to enact a formal rule capping the radiation level of oilfield waste disposed of at landfills in the state.

08
Jun
Construction work to begin on Four Bears Bridge on June 15
Construction work on Four Bears Bridge near New Town will begin on Monday, June 15. Construction crews will start setting up equipment and preparing the area the week of June 8.

08
Jun
State's beyond-line-of-sight network is expanding in the West first
North Dakota has selected three giants in the aviation industry to put together its statewide Beyond Visual Line of Sight network for drones.

26
May
Morgan Stanley sees tighter oil market, raises Brent forecast
Morgan Stanley on Tuesday raised its year-end Brent price forecast to $40 per barrel, citing a faster-than-expected balance in global oil demand and supply as countries ease coronavirus restrictions and major producers cut supply.

25
May
Montana Environmental Council meeting could upend Montana's 50 picocurie limit on TENORM wastes
The future of rules governing the disposal of radioactive wastes in Montana, a majority of which come from North Dakota's oilfields, is hanging in the balance, a Sidney official says, and the citizenry's attention is urgently needed to ensure the state follows science, rather than superstition.